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Yago Bermejo Abati

Project Coordinator, Medialab-Prado, City of Madrid

Yago Bermejo is the founder of LaboDemo.net, an organization focused on Internet democracy. He has been researching for some years how Internet could help society to make policies in a collaborative way with direct and deliberative processes. LaboDemo has created in Podemos party an entire strategy involving different tools with hundreds of thousands of people participating. These mechanisms have inspired direct democracy in Madrid City Government. Now he is researching how to improve these new Internet democracy processes. Yago has a degree in Physics. He has worked as a teacher, as a musician and entrepreneur. Since he was a student he has been involved in Madrid in different activist movements: self-organised protest against Iraq War, cultural autonomism squatting, critical-mass bike movement, assembly movements, and alternative political parties.

My Sessions

Global hacktivism for democracy

Museo Reina Sofia Auditorio

Chair: Yago Bermejo Abati, Project Coordinator, Medialab-Prado, City of Madrid Richard Bartlett, Co-founder, Loomio.org, Wellington, New Zealand Jinsun Lee, Founder, WAGL, Seoul, South Korea Audrey Tang, Contributor, g0v.tw, Taipei, Taiwan Diego Arredondo Ortiz, Communication and technology, Wikipolítica, Guadalajara, Mexico Marco Sachy, Distributed Ledger Architect, Dyne.org Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Conferencia Internacional
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Creating a Democratic Commons Network

Medialab Cantina

Day 4 of 4: Growing the network internationally. Taking place each morning from Monday to Thursday, this series of workshops will gather people from across Spain and abroad to develop a new Democratic Commons Network. Open to individuals and groups working around open source policy making, participation and direct democracy, the network will help share […]

Democracy Lab
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Digital Democracy: D-CENT, citizen engagement and economic empowerment

Medialab Auditorio

Acting as an introduction to the activities at the Democracy Lab, this session will provide an overview of the D-CENT project and the work of the international organisations currently involved in transforming democracy. This will be an accessible and stimulating introductory session for anybody with an interest in the changing face of 21st Century democracy. […]

Democracy Lab
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Creating a Democratic Commons Network

Medialab Cantina

Day 3 of 4: Pilot network projects: Collaborative Open Source Development for Democracy. Taking place each morning from Monday to Thursday, this series of workshops will gather people from across Spain and abroad to develop a new Democratic Commons Network. Open to individuals and groups working around open source policy making, participation and direct democracy, […]

Democracy Lab
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Creating a Democratic Commons Network

Medialab Auditorio

Day 2 of 4: How to organize a horizontal, transparent and collaborative network. A model for active work. Taking place each morning from Monday to Thursday, this series of workshops will gather people from across Spain and abroad to develop a new Democratic Commons Network. Open to individuals and groups working around open source policy […]

Democracy Lab
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Creating a Democratic Commons Network

Medialab Auditorio

Taking place each morning from Monday to Thursday, this series of workshops will gather people from across Spain and abroad to develop a new Democratic Commons Network. Open to individuals and groups working around open source policy making, participation and direct democracy, the network will help share experience, coordinate efforts, and support the implementation of […]

Democracy Lab
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